Ulam (descendant of Saul)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ulam, Son of Eshek
Ulam, Son of Eshek (אוּלָם‎, ulam). A descendant of Saul through Eshek; his sons are described as mighty warriors and bowmen (1 Chr 8:39–40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ulam (Person)
ULAM (PERSON) [Heb ʾûlām (אוּלָם‎)].1. The Manassite son of Sheresh, who is mentioned only in 1 Chr 7:16–17. His name is from the Hebrew ʾûl and probably meant “first” or “leader” (Noth IPN, 231). According to the MT, his brother was Rakem (the LXX omits Rakem from the genealogy), and his son was Bedan.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ulam. 1. Clan in Manasseh’s tribe (1 Chr 7:16, 17).2. Eshek’s firstborn son and a mighty warrior in Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:39, 40).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. Firstborn son of Eshek; head of a large Benjaminite family of warriors renowned for their skill at the bow and arrow (1 Ch. 8:39f.; cf. 2 Ch. 14:8).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ULAM1. Clan in Manasseh’s tribe (1 Chr 7:16–17).2. Eshek’s firstborn son and a mighty warrior in Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:39–40).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ulam (yoo´luhm).1 A Manassite, the son of Sheresh and a descendant of Maacah and Machir (1 Chron. 7:16, 17).2 The oldest son of Eshek; he was a Benjaminite descendant of King Saul and head of a family of archers (1 Chron. 8:39–40).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ULAM1. Eponym of a family of Manasseh (1 Chr 7:16–17).2. The firstborn son of Eshek, a descendant of Benjamin. Ulam’s sons became famous as great archers and men of valor (1 Chr 8:39–40).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ulam (Heb. ʾûlām)1. A Manassite, son of Sheresh and descendant of Maacah and Machir (1 Chr. 7:16–17).2. The oldest son of Eshek, a descendant of Saul, and head of a Benjaminite family of archers (1 Chr. 8:39–40; cf. 2 Chr. 14:8b [MT 7b]).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
ULAM The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The son of Sheresh of the tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr 7:16–17).2. A tribal leader and member of Benjamin. His sons were skilled warriors and archers (1 Chr 8:39–40).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
U´lam (porch).1. A descendant of Gilead, the grandson of Manasseh and father of Bedan. 1 Chron. 7:17. (b.c. 1450.)2. The first-born of Eshek, a descendant of the house of Saul. 1 Chron. 8:39, 40. (b.c. 588.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
U´LAM (ūʹlam; perhaps, “leader, first”; cf. Arab. ˒awwal, “first”).1. A son of Sheresh, and father of Bedan, of the tribe of Manasseh. Mentioned only in the genealogical record (1 Chron. 7:16–17).2. The firstborn of Eshek, a direct descendant from Mephibosheth, the grandson of King Saul; he lived
See also
Eshek Father
Eliphelet Brother
Jeush Brother
Ishmael Cousin
Obadiah Cousin
Hanan Cousin
Azrikam Cousin
Azel Uncle
Sheariah Cousin
Bocheru Cousin